Book/Printed MaterialLearning to think : consisting of easy and entertaining lessons, designed to interest and assist in the first unfolding of the reflective and reasoning powers of children Weber, C.J. Abbott, VIa2 In original publisher's binding: red morocco-grain cloth with the series title inside a circle decorated with water plants and animals stamped in blind on both boards. Title in gilt on upper board. LC copy is a copyright deposit: June 12, 1856.
- Contributor: Abbott, Jacob - Lossing & Barritt - Harper & Brothers
- Date: 1856
Book/Printed MaterialThe mansion of happiness : an instructive moral and entertaining amusement. A board game that folds to the shape of a book. The paper fastener holds a counter and the instructions (1 sheet). The spaces on the game board are numbered from 1 to 67 and arrranged in an oval. Illustrated spaces represent vitures or vices; if the player lands on a virtue, he moves forward, if he lands on a vice he moves back....
- Contributor: Seitz, Gustav W. - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress) - W. & S. Ives (Firm)
- Date: 1843
Book/Printed MaterialThe tales of Peter Parley about America : with engravings.
Peter Parley First edition. Page 144 misnumbered 142. Signatures: ⁸ 2-9⁸. Shoemaker 29051 Blanck, J. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 1 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 48-56 "The story of America"--P. 138-144. LC copy has inscription: Jan. 1, 1828, Master Geo. Burwell, a New Year's gift. LC copy is the gift of Frank J. Hogan, December 1, 1940. LAC tnb 2021-08-26 update (1 card)...
- Contributor: Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold) - Hogan, Francis Joseph
- Date: 1827
Book/Printed MaterialThe life of George Washington : with curious anecdotes, equally honourable to himself and exemplary to his young countrymen Shaw & Shoemaker 16702 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 40-44 LC copy has inscription: John Barton's book, 1810. LAC ecr 2019-04-25 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke) - Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1808
Book/Printed MaterialBaseball A B C.
Baseball ABC | Base-ball A. B. C. Cover title. In illustrated paper cover; Illustrations printed in color by a relief process (zinc etching). Guide to baseball literature, edited by A. Grobani, lists this title, clothbound, p. 185, 15-2. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Mar. 20, 1885. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- Contributor: Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - McLoughlin Bros - McLoughlin Bros., Inc
- Date: 1885
Book/Printed MaterialThe book of trades. Title vignette. In original publisher's binding: Green cloth with illustration of a blacksmith stamped in gilt on upper board. Title and decoration in gilt on spine. NUC pre-1956, 66:369 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy is the gift of Newman F. McGirr, May 27, 1939.
- Contributor: Miller, Edward W. - McGirr, Newman F.
- Date: 1847
Book/Printed MaterialThe juvenile national calendar, or, A familiar description of the U.S. government.
Juvenile national calendar | Familiar description of the U.S. government Date of printing suggested by Shoemaker. Written and illustrated by John Latrobe. Cf. Semmes, J.E. John H.B. Latrobe and his times, 1917, p. 103. Shoemaker 16755 Illustrations in LC copy are hand colored. Source: Purchase, Feb. 17, 1994 (DLC #94/31404). LAC nsk 2019-08-19 no edits (2 cards)
- Contributor: Latrobe, John H. (John Hazlehurst Boneval) - Ash & Mason - Lucas, Fielding
- Date: 1824
Book/Printed MaterialThe book of the cat : with facsimiles of drawings in colour Printed on one side of leaf only. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- Contributor: Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress) - Bonsall, Elisabeth Fearne - Humphrey, Mabel
- Date: 1903
Book/Printed MaterialRip Van Winkle Illustrated t.p.; all edges gilt. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 293-303 Williams, S.T. Washington Irving, p. 127 NC1075.M6 Copy 3 formerly shelved in Reserve Storage. vj18 2004-01-23 LAC ael 2019-09-04 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Merrill, Frank T. - Irving, Washington - Cassino, Samuel Edson
- Date: 1888
Book/Printed MaterialMcGuffey's newly revised eclectic primer, with pictorial illustrations.
McGuffey's smaller eclectic primer, with 100 engravings "Intended as an introduction to McGuffey's eclectic first reader"--Preface. Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co. was publishing in New York between 1860 and 1862. Cf. 19th cent. Amer. children's book trade directory, AAS website. LC copy is the gift of Maude Blair, Mar. 12, 1938.
- Contributor: Blair, Maude - Clark, Austin, Maynard & Co. - McGuffey, William Holmes - W. Smith & Co. - McGuffey Reader Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1860
Book/Printed MaterialEasy and instructive lessons for children. Also, The ladder to learning, or, A selection of fables consisting of words of only one syllable : being an easy introduction to the useful art ... Shaw & Shoemaker 6214 Welch, D.A. Amer. children's books, 303 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 25 LC copy imperfect: all after p. 48 wanting. LAC knj 2019-10-08 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Goodale, Ezekiel - Manning & Loring
- Date: 1804
Book/Printed MaterialThe illustrated primer, or, The first book for children : designed for home or parental instruction : embellished with numerous engravings, and pretty stories, which will please the children amazingly!
Illustrated primer | First book for children | Pictorial primer | Take it home George F. Cooledge & Brother published at 323 Pearl St., New York, from 1844 to 1871. Cf. Pomeroy. First and last leaves pasted to illustrated yellow paper wrapper. Publisher's advertisement on p.  of wrapper. Frontispiece signed: Anderson; cover ill. signed: W.J. Baker; title vignette: W.J.B. Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 31 Pomeroy, J.R. Anderson, 2054 Includes an illustrated alphabet and illustrated...
- Contributor: Baker, William J. - Anderson, Alexander - George F. Cooledge & Brother
- Date: 1844
Book/Printed MaterialThe New-England primer improved : for the more easy attaining the true reading of English, to which is added, the Assembly of Divines, and Mr. Cotton's catechism. Signatures: A-E⁸. LC copy imperfect: margins worn, all leaves reinforced, leaves C4 and C5 mended with some loss of text. Final leaf supplied from a reprint of the 1777 ed. ESTC W36250 LAC knj 2019-10-07 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Westminster Assembly
- Date: 1773
Book/Printed MaterialGobolinks, or shadow-pictures for young and old
Gobolinks | Shadow-pictures for young and old Bound in decorated paper boards. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- Contributor: Paine, Albert Bigelow - Stuart, Ruth McEnery - Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1896
Book/Printed MaterialThe school song book : adapted to the scenes of the school room : written for American children and youth BAL 6796 Checklist Amer. imprints, 24785 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 163 Includes "Mary's lamb." First line: Mary had a little lamb. Two illustrations signed Anderson, one signed Grattan. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Deposited in Mass. Dist. Clerk's office 30 April 1834, see Vol. 9, p. 349. LAC knj 2020-01-27 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Allen & Ticknor - Anderson, Alexander - Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell
- Date: 1834
Book/Printed MaterialJimmy Crow Throughout the text some of the nouns are presented graphically. In original publisher's binding: tan cloth, illustrated cover stamped in red and black. LC copy is a copyright deposit: Two copies received Apr. 14, 1902, copyright entry Apr. 14, 1902, class a, xxa, no. 30929. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- Contributor: Dana Estes & Company - Foster, Edith Francis
- Date: 1902
Book/Printed MaterialThrough fairy halls of my bookhouse,
My bookhouse through fairy halls Lettered on back: My bookhouse: Through fairy halls, three. Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers in colors. Many illustrations are signed, and include the following names: Maud-Miska Petersham, Garada Clark. LC copy is a copyright deposit: A 597969. Also available in digital form.
- Contributor: Bookhouse for Children, Publishers - Miller, Olive Beaupré - Riley, Garada Clark - Petersham, Miska - Petersham, Maud
- Date: 1920
Book/Printed MaterialThe History of insects. Title vignette. Woodcut illustrations and title vignette. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC sba 2020-03-13 update (1 card) LAC ael 2022-03-17 no edits (1 card) LAC sba 2022-03-17 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: Miniature Book Collection (Library of Congress) - Wood, Samuel
- Date: 1813
Book/Printed MaterialA little pretty pocket-book : intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly : with two letters from Jack the giant-killer, as also a ball and ... A reprint of the London edition originally published by John Newbery in 1744. Signatures: A⁸(-A1) B-G⁸ H⁸(-H8). Bookseller's advertisements, p. -. Evans 20459 Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books, 120 Haviland, V. Yankee Doodle's literary sampler, p. 68-79 ESTC W13628 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Card and record both have two call numbers that slightly differ from each other....
- Contributor: Thomas, Isaiah - Miniature Book Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1787
Book/Printed MaterialMarmaduke Multiply. In verse. Blakeman & Mason were at the above address in 1862. Americanized edition of a work originally published in England in 3 parts, in 1816 and 1817. The rhyme "4 times 11 are 44, I bought this book at Francis' store" alludes to C.S. Francis, an earlier American seller of this title. Cf. L.C. Karpinski Bibliography of mathematical works printed in America through...
- Contributor: Blakeman & Mason
- Date: 1862